Today’s Local News

Keota Gym Floor Expected to be Done in August

Posted: Saturday, July 20th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The installation of Keota High School’s new gym floor is nearly complete.

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New Building Going Up in Kalona

Posted: Saturday, July 20th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Kalona Valley Apartments, is putting up a new building for its residents.

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911 Outage Across the State Reported

Posted: Saturday, July 20th, 2013 at 5:55 am

A 9-1-1 outage has been reported by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office and is affecting much of the state of Iowa.

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Prevent Heat Stress In Cattle

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association is encouraging farmers to watch cattle for heat stress.

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2013 Fair Comes to an End

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am

Today is the last day of the 2013 Washington County Fair.

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Cyclospora – Now 102 Cases in Iowa

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:25 am

There are now 102 reported cases of cyclospora in Iowa and six people have been hospitalized as of yesterday morning.

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City Council Waits For Supervisors’ Decision Before Beginning Project

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:24 am

The Washington City Council is awaiting the county’s decision on zoning before moving forward on a project.

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Archer With Local Roots to be at Summer Iowa Games

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

An archer, originally from the Kalona area, will make an appearance at the 2013 Summer Iowa Games this weekend.

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Fundraiser For Orphans Today and Tomorrow

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A fundraiser for orphans is being held by the women’s Bible study group at Faith Baptist Church in Washington this weekend.

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Bid Picked for Wellman Water Main Replacement

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Wellman City Council chose a company for a water main replacement at their meeting this week.

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Mid-Prairie and Keota Schools to Share Nurse

Posted: Friday, July 19th, 2013 at 6:21 am

Mid-Prairie and Keota School Districts have added to the list of positions they share.

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Livestock Results

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 8:55 am

Livestock Judging Results from the County Fair

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Riverboat Foundation Presents 53 Mini Grants

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:45 am

A total of $97,102 was awarded in 53 grants by the Washington County Riverboat Foundation Tuesday night through the mini grant program.

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Beatty Takes 4th At National Competition

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:27 am

Photo courtesy of Mark Beatty.

Washington is the home of a competitive cyclist who recently took 4th place in her division at the USA Cycling National Championships.

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Housing Task Force Urges Property Improvement

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The Housing Task Force gave an update at the Washington City Council meeting last night.

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Keep Pets Safe From Heat

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:26 am

The listening area is under a heat advisory until tomorrow night at 7 p.m. and with that pet safety is a concern.

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Kalona City Council Approves Pay Increase for Employees

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:23 am

A pay increase for city employees is on its way in Kalona.

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Chief Wapello Days This Weekend

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

A festival that’s been held annually for more than 150 years in Louisa County returns tonight.

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Missions Trip ‘Eye-Opening’ Experience

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:22 am

The Washington United Methodist Church recently took 12 students and three adults on a missions trip to Arkansas.

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Keota Council Gets First Look at Zoning Ordinance Draft

Posted: Thursday, July 18th, 2013 at 6:21 am

A zoning ordinance draft was presented to the Keota City Council this week.

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